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UN set to unveil landmark report as climate impacts multiply

UN set to unveil landmark report as climate impacts multiply

As heart-stopping images of fires and floods dominate news cycles worldwide, the UN's climate science panel will unveil on Monday its much-anticipated projections for temperature and sea-level rises less than three months before a crucial climate summit in Scotland.

Australia deputy PM loses job in government climate split

Australia deputy PM loses job in government climate split

A climate change revolt in Australia's governing coalition on Monday brought in a new deputy prime minister likely to challenge the country's already hesitant moves to cut greenhouse gas emissions.

BOJ to launch new scheme for fighting climate change, keeps policy steady

BOJ to launch new scheme for fighting climate change, keeps policy steady

The Bank of Japan surprised markets on Friday by unveiling a plan to boost funding for fighting climate change, joining a growing number of central banks stepping up efforts to address its economic and financial fallout.

With Trump gone, NATO wages war on climate threat

With Trump gone, NATO wages war on climate threat

If the US military were a nation state, it would be the world's 47th largest emitter of planet-warming greenhouse gases, a 2019 study found.

Qatar committed to address climate change, work for a sustainable world

Qatar committed to address climate change, work for a sustainable world

HE the Minister of Municipality and Environment Eng. Abdullah bin Abdulaziz bin Turki Al-Subaie, affirmed that the State of Qatar is pursuing a complete governmental approach to confront the factors of climate change in all its aspects

COP26 president lauds Qatar’s commitment to tackling climate change

COP26 president lauds Qatar’s commitment to tackling climate change

In his first visit to Qatar and the Gulf region as COP26 president-designate Alok Sharma welcomed Qatar’s commitment to tackling climate change and the leadership’s ambition for the country to be a leader in green finance and clean energy growth.

 QF, Al-Attiyah Foundation partner to fight climate change

QF, Al-Attiyah Foundation partner to fight climate change

Qatar Foundation ( QF) has entered into a partnership with Al-Attiyah Foundation to create new knowledge about climate change in Qatar and raise awareness about the need for action to tackle one of the planet’s most urgent challenges.

US formally exits global climate pact amid election uncertainty

US formally exits global climate pact amid election uncertainty

The United States formally exited the Paris Agreement on Wednesday, fulfilling an old promise by President Donald Trump to withdraw the world's second-largest greenhouse gas emitter from the global pact to fight climate change.

Trump calls India, China air 'filthy'

Trump calls India, China air 'filthy'

US President Donald Trump on Thursday described the air in India and China as "filthy" as he denounced Democratic rival Joe Biden's plans to tackle climate change.

Health sector can help combat climate crisis: WISH report

Health sector can help combat climate crisis: WISH report

With 170mn people working in the healthcare globally, the health sector could lead on climate change and there is motivation within the profession to act. This is the message of a new, soon-to-be-released report by the World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH), titled 'Health in the Climate Crisis:

Shura Council participates in climate change webinar

Shura Council participates in climate change webinar

The Shura Council participated on Thursday in a parliamentary webinar on law and governance approaches within the ocean and climate change, organised by the Inter-Parliamentary Union ...

Europe's climate policies are getting an upgrade

Europe's climate policies are getting an upgrade

The European Union is set to kick start discussions next week on how quickly it will cut greenhouse gas emissions over the next decade. Already well on the way to meeting its current climate target for 2030, the EU now wants to make that goal even more ambitious, to get on track for its flagship pla